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King of the Grey Islands

Candlemass

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
June 22nd, 2007
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Nuclear Blast
Format:
CD
Reviews:
12 reviews (avg. 86%)
1. Prologue 00:56   instrumental
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2. Emperor of the Void 04:29   Show lyrics
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3. Devil Seed 05:44   Show lyrics
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4. Of Stars and Smoke 07:09   Show lyrics
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5. Demonia 6 05:04   Show lyrics
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6. Destroyer 07:52   Show lyrics
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7. Man of Shadows 06:17   Show lyrics
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8. Clearsight 06:52   Show lyrics
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9. The Opal City 01:13   instrumental
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10. Embracing the Styx 08:19   Show lyrics
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Band members
Robert Lowe Vocals
Jan Lindh Drums
Leif Edling Bass, Lyrics
Lars "Lasse" Johansson Guitars (lead)
Mats "Mappe" Björkman Guitars (rhythm)
Guest/Session
Carl Westholm Keyboards
Miscellaneous staff
Andreas Osslund Engineering (track 4)
Ulf Magnusson Photography
Peter Tägtgren Mixing
Sören von Malmborg Mastering
Chris Laney Engineering
Tomas Arfert Artwork, Cover art
Leif Edling Producer
Robert Lowe Vocals
Jan Lindh Drums
Leif Edling Bass, Lyrics
Lars "Lasse" Johansson Guitars (lead)
Mats "Mappe" Björkman Guitars (rhythm)
Carl Westholm Keyboards
Andreas Osslund Engineering (track 4)
Ulf Magnusson Photography
Peter Tägtgren Mixing
Sören von Malmborg Mastering
Chris Laney Engineering
Tomas Arfert Artwork, Cover art
Leif Edling Producer
Read Candlemass is dead. Long... 87% joncheetham88 December 21st, 2009
Read Embrace the doom! 88% caspian October 30th, 2008
Read Another successful... 91% hells_unicorn September 26th, 2008
Read A bit of a rush job? 60% Jayaprakash December 13th, 2007
Read Me My Wrists and a Blade 85% mengeloid December 8th, 2007
Read Of Stars And Doom 85% Moonglum_Of_Elwher September 3rd, 2007
Read Fuck Messiah In The Ear! 100% lokiskywalkr August 16th, 2007
Read Candlemass - King of the... 70% cyan_angel July 26th, 2007
Read The kings of doom are back! 90% Nightrunner July 19th, 2007
Read Album of the year? 98% Agonymph July 16th, 2007
Read A Solid Album By a Solid Band 90% serial_killer_miller May 3rd, 2007
Read Their Best Album to Date 90% sknight May 1st, 2007

Also released as a tin box set limited to 500 copies. This comes with a bonus 3" CD with two tracks:
1. Black Dwarf (5:37)
2. Demonia 6 (Early Version) (6:11)
"Black Dwarf" is a rerecording with Lowe on vocals. These songs also appear on the Black Dwarf 7".

Also released as a gatefold double vinyl limited edition with three bonus tracks:
11. Edgar Grey [4:45]
12. At the Gallows End [5:21]
13. Solitude [5:57]

"Edgar Grey" is exclusive to the double vinyl edition. "At the Gallows End" and "Solitude" are the same rerecordings featuring Lowe as on the digipak.

Candlemass had begun production on this album with Messiah Marcolin on vocals and Andy Sneap at the producer's chair, but canned these sessions' recordings when the former left the band.

Recording information:

Recorded at the new Polar Studios in Stockholm, May 2006.
Track 4 recorded in August 2006.
Vocals recorded in Nomad Studios, Dallas, February 07.
Mixed in the Abyss Studio, March 2007.
Mastered at Cosmos Stockholm.

Added by: asphaalanx Modified by: aloof
Added on: 2007-04-04 05:13:11 Last modified on: 2014-06-09 19:49:33
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